Nasturtium Alaska Variegated HEIRLOOM Seeds

Nasturtium Alaska Variegated HEIRLOOM Seeds

Tropaeolum majus

Item #1172

Annual. Gardening is fun with nasturtiums! The large, pebble-like seeds are easy and fun to plant, and it’s amazing to watch the plants quickly grow. It’s also fun to watch your guests’ surprise as they ponder whether or not to eat the edible, peppery flavored flowers atop their salads, or garnishing their dinner plates.




Annual

Full sun to light shade

Blooms late spring to fall

10”-12” tall

Days to Emerge:
10 days

Seed Depth:
1/2”

Seed Spacing:
A group of 3 seeds every
6”–12”

Thinning:
When 2” tall,
thin to 1 every 6”-12”


When to sow outside: RECOMMENDED. 1 to 2 weeks after average last frost. In very hot summer regions, sow in fall for winter bloom.

When to start inside: Not recommended. Seedlings do not transplant well; sow directly into desired location outside.

Special germination instructions: Seed requires darkness to germinate. Sow at the recommended depth of 1/2". Soak seed in water for 12 - 24 hours before sowing.

Artist: Carolyn Crawford



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